The Worst Witch to the Rescue

The Worst Witch to the Rescue

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The Worst Witch to the Rescue is a classic Worst Witch story by Jill Murphy perfect for readers aged 5-9.

The Worst Witch to the Rescue is a fantastic new Worst Witch adventure from Jill Murphy. The much-loved Worst Witch series told the original story of life at a magical boarding school. Loveable but accident-prone Mildred Hubble is possibly the worst witch ever to go to Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches . . .
'It isn't actually a known spell. I sort of made it up myself.'
Mildred Hubble always tries her best, but her spells never seem to go right. She may be the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, but she's the best friend you could ever have. Millions of readers love her and so will you . . .
Jill Murphy started putting books together (literally with a stapler), when she was six. The Worst Witch was first published in 1974 and this much-loved classic has been enjoyed by readers for more than 30 years. Jill Murphy also written and illustrated several award-winning picture books for younger children.
If you'd like to read more of Mildred's disastrous adventures at Miss Cackle's Academy The Worst Witch , The Worst Witch Strikes Again , A Bad Spell for the Worst Witch , The Worst Witch All at Sea and The Worst Witch Saves the Day are also available from Puffin and are perfect for children aged 5-9.
Publisher: London : Puffin, 2013, c2007
ISBN: 9780141349640
Branch Call Number: J FF MUR
Characteristics: 171 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm

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Witty, funny, and sometimes a bit nerve-racking. Another great read from Murphy.

Mildred heads back to school excited with a fresh start after her last two and-a-half disaster-prone years.

This time the teachers are sure to adore Mildred. She has a fabulous summer project that Miss Hardbroom should be all over, the new teacher, Miss Mould, sounds very promising, and she even hit off with her archenemy, Ethel Hallow.

But, despite her high hopes for the term, everything seems to go wrong, and even though all the evidence seems to point to her, she's sure she didn't do any of it.

But when Miss Hardbroom is on the verge of expelling her, she uncovers that one little tortoise can help her prove that she is innocent, and it was actually form sneak, and goody-goody Ethel Hallow.

Full of horrors and misdeeds, this book lives up in every way to what we have come to expect from this hardly-perfect heroine.

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